A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 79 km SW of False Pass, Alaska (49 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000aacg. Event ids that are associated: ak16404050, us2000aacg. The temblor was detected at 03:11:56 / 3:11 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/08/17 / 2017-08-02 12:11:56 / August 2, 2017 @ 12:11 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 75.2 km (47 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -164.1691° West, latitude 54.2879° North, depth = 75.2 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 79 km SW of False Pass, Alaska.
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